Dysphagia Q&A

Dysphagia Q&A

Q1: As a dietitian working in residential care, I perform swallowing assessments and want to be ensure that I am accessing the most up-to-date information from the College on Dysphagia management. The Competencies for Dysphagia Assessment and Management in Dietetic...
Cannabis Q&A

Cannabis Q&A

Q1: I am looking for resources to help me with cannabis-related topics. Here is a resource toolkit on Cannabis: Resource Kit on Cannabis BC Government. Public Safety. https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/public-safety/cannabis BC Government. Get Cannabis Clarity....
Diabetes Q&A

Diabetes Q&A

Q1: Are Dietitians able to practice Insulin Dose Adjustment (IDA)? Yes, it is within dietitians’ scope of practice to provide and/or teach insulin dose adjustment (IDA). Dietitians must practice IDA within limits of their knowledge, skills, abilities and judgment, in...

COVID-19 Update: BC’s Phased Immunization Plan

On January 22, the BC government provided a detailed update on the strategy for the province’s evidence-based COVID-19 Immunization Plan. The plan is focused on protecting those most at risk of severe disease and death, and eventually stopping the spread of COVID-19...
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy use in dietetic practice Q&A

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy use in dietetic practice Q&A

Q1: I am working in an area of dietetic practice where principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) are being applied in the context of a client’s weight loss goal. Is it within my scope to apply these principles or is this psychotherapy? Cognitive Behaviour...